1791500 Powermatic PM1500, 15" Bandsaw, 3HP 1PH 230V

Powermatic PM1500, 15" Bandsaw, 3HP 1PH 230V packs many of the features traditionally only found on larger bandsaws, and brings them to a new, category-redefining, 15’’ size. As with every product Powermatic builds, the PM1500 pushes the limits of design, innovation, and durability. It truly is The Gold Standard.

Powermatic 1791500 PM1500, 15" Bandsaw,  3HP 1PH 230V

Redefined for more efficiency and a more convenient size, the PM1500 packs more than just a punch. At just 15” the PM1500 features a 3HP motor that powers through all sawing applications with precision and ease. The highest grade of cast iron is used to construct the PM1500’s housing for the utmost durability and minimal vibration. Perform the perfect cut every single time with the integrated Accu-Fence that is completely adjustable for aligning to the blade and squaring to table. The oversized side plate adds a bit of versatility to the PM1500 in that it can be used vertically or horizontally. If you judge the PM1500 by its size, you’ll surely miss out on the golden standard that is Powermatic.


  • 14 ½” of throat and 14” of resaw provide more capacity than a traditional 14” bandsaw
  • Sturdy cast iron table and trunnion assembly offers maximum rigidity for heavy work pieces
  • Exclusive Powermatic T-Square style Accu-Fence maximizes accuracy and safety
  • The Accu-Fence has complete adjustability for aligning to blade and squaring to table
  • Positive locking cam with pressure adjustment
  • Oversized side plate can be used in the horizontal or vertical position
  • Solid steel resaw pin for optimum ridgidity
  • Blade tension release with electrical interlock prevents the bandsaw from starting when the blade is de-tensioned or released
  • Heavy duty upper wheel support and tracking mechanism for smooth operation
  • Solid cast iron upper and lower wheels create the momentum needed for heavy resaw
  • High end blade guides with tool less adjustment provide stability, increasing cut accuracy
  • Four sided blade guard for optimum protection
  • Integrated foot brake stops a coasting blade
  • Magnetic Switch protects the motor from harm due to potential electrical supply issues
  • Heavy duty 3 horsepower motor provides power needed for all projects


  • Cutting Capacity Width (In.) 14-1/2 
  • Cutting Capacity Height (In.) 14 
  • Blade Length (In.) 153
  • Blade Speed (SFPM) 3100 
  • Table Size (L x W) (In.) 21-1/2 x 16 
  • Blade Width (In.) 1/8 - 1 
  • Table Height from Floor (In.) 40 
  • Maximum Saw Blade Width (In.) 1 
  • Minimum Saw Blade Width (In.) 1/8 
  • Table Tilt (Deg.) 10 Left, 45 Right 
  • Miter Gauge Positive Stops 45, 90 
  • Dust Collection Minimum CFM Required (CFM) 600 
  • Dust Port Outside Diameter (In.) 4 
  • Motor Power (HP) 3 
  • Motor Phase 1 
  • Motor Voltage (V.) 230 
  • Prewired Voltage (V.) 230 
  • Motor Current (Amps) 12

Warranty and Service:

Walter Meier (Manufacturing) Inc. warrants every product it sells. If one of our tools needs service or repair, one of our Authorized Service Centers located throughout the United States can give you quick service. In most cases, any of these Walter Meier (Manufacturing) Inc. Authorized Service Centers can authorize warranty repair, assist you in obtaining parts, or perform routine maintenance and major repair on your POWERMATIC® tools.

Powermatic 5-year Warranty:

POWERMATIC products carry a limited warranty which varies in duration based upon the product. This warranty covers any defects in workmanship or materials subject to the exceptions stated below. Cutting tools, abrasives and other consumables are excluded from warranty coverage. The warranty covers only the initial purchaser of the product.

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